On This Day

What Happened on March 8, 1879

Famous Birthdays

  • Mechtilde Lichnowsky, German writer, born in Pocking, Bavaria (d. 1958)
  • Otto Hahn, German physicist and chemist (Nobel 1944, radiothorium/actinium), born in Frankfurt, Germany (d. 1968)
1879 Highlights

About March 8, 1879

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 142 years, 3 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces